I might have to end my Teen Vogue boycott after this...
Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester is the magazine's February 2009 cover girl.
In the issue, the 22-year-old talks about her childhood, Ed Westwick and her new album.
On her parents being in prison:
I wouldn't have volunteered that information, but I've never kept it a secret either. It's just not my past; it's not my story to tell...I wasn't born in jail; I was born in a hospital. I lived with my mother for a few months in a halfway house, and then I went to stay with my grandmother for a few more before my mom got out. But I had a normal life.
He’s my favorite actor to work with. We have really good chemistry.
On her debut album, which she hopes to release this spring:
The music is very fun. It’s edgy, like electropop rather than bubblegum and you can dance to it.Click here to learn more about the article, and to check out behind-the-scenes footage of the cover shoot!